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Road to the Cup - May 24, 1980 -- Isles 5, Philadelphia 4 (OT) (Isles win best-of-7 series AND STANLEY CUP 4-2)

40 Years Ago Today By Eric Hornick Game 6 Isles 5,  Philadelphia 4 The Stanley Cup is ours!   Bob Nystrom converted a pass from John Tonelli...

Saturday, January 04, 2020

Lee to play in 240th consecutive game tonight

Anders Lee is scheduled to play in his 240th consecutive game tonight; this will tie JP Parise for 6th on the all-time Isles list.
  1. Billy Harris 576
  2. Bobby Nystrom 301
  3. Matt Moulson 284
  4. Denis Potvin 262
  5. John Tavares 246
  6. JP Parise 240
  7. Anders Lee 239
William Nylander also had a 239-game streak entering tonight (despite sitting out 28 games last season in a contract dispute). The two players share the 15th-longest active streak.

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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